Friday, March 4, 2016

Spring Glances

I hope you are doing well.  There was a computer crash here and I have gotten another one but it's acting strange so it may be going back to where it was purchased.  So if you don't hear from me, you know I am without a computer again and am looking at other brands.  Now on to decorating for Spring!

I brought in a few branches from the Japanese Magnolia tree for real Spring fever.

Spring Sofa

Tulips, Japanese Magnolias and pink roses help make it a Spring room.

Spring tulips behind sofa

Tulips grown from bulbs by my daughter.

Spring Sofa

There are more Japanese magnolias with other Spring branches in the dining room.

Spring glance

A night shot of the Spring branches reflected in the mirrors.

Dining Reflection

This has been the view outside my back french doors.  I am constantly taking photos of it even though I can't count how many I have already taken.


This view, this glance of Spring fills my heart with gratitude.



A Little Spring

A Spring vignette on the dining table.


A Spring vignette on the back porch.





Another vignette with yellow.  Yellow really is a perfect color for Spring.


Different patterns all with shades of pink blend happily.

tulips and branches


Layla is always at my side and always listening.

Japanese Magnolia




  1. Hi Jannie Pooh! Oh, I'm sorry you've had puter problems! I hate that! But...what gorgeous snaps today. The flowers are so beautiful and I love that earthen ware looking blue vase you have on your patio. And, little Layla! I get tears in my eyes looking at her. My little mini Schnauzer, Chloe Dawn, passed away a year ago. She was almost 15 years old and I miss her daily. Chloe was black but looked so much like your little Layla. Give her a kiss for me.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia :)

    1. Thank you for visiting me Sheila! I left you a comment on your blog, I hope you get to read it soon.

  2. Dear Jan, What fabulous photos. I love the colors. The Magnolia branches mixed with tulips on your dining room table are absolutely stunning. I love the atmosphere you create in your photographs. Happy weekend to you.

    1. Thank you Gina for your kind words! I hope you are enjoying yours.

  3. Jan,
    Beautiful photos and arrangements all through your house. Japanese magnolias are always stunning to see when a huge tree is in full bloom. You are so fortunate to have one in your yard.


    1. Thank you Judith! We have had that tree for many years. We are surrounded by many trees and the smaller trees have a tough time doing well, I suppose because they have to compete for nutrients. This baby got fertilized well the past two years and it is looking better.

  4. Hi Jan, Lovely blooms, inside and out! And such pretty staging too. Your pooch is so precious with such a nice new looking haircut! Hope you get your computer problems all figured out one way or another. :)

    1. You are too sweet Gina! Layla is feeling sassy with her trim.:)